Andrew So Executive Director and Co-Founder
Andrew co-founded South Bronx United in 2009 and has served as Executive Director and board member since. He was selected as a member of the We Are The Bronx Fellowship, a joint venture of the Jewish Community Relations Council, Hostos Community College, and the Bronx Borough President’s Office. He taught mathematics and special education at New Day Academy, a public secondary school in the Morrisania neighborhood of the Bronx, and has also served as a special education administrator and instructional and curriculum consultant. He has worked with Bronx youth in the various other capacities from counselor to advisor to coach. Andrew holds a “D” coaching license form the United States Soccer Federation and has coached kids of various ages and levels. Andrew received his Bachelors of Science degree from Stanford University and earned a Masters of Science in Education from the Bank Street College of Education in New York.
Carlos Bhanji Director of Operations
Carlos joined South Bronx United in 2011, to oversee all operational aspects, to run volunteer recruitment, and to direct the Recreational Program. He brings an impressive resume having worked at the SEIU and received his J.D. from University of California at Davis School of Law. He also earned a Bachelor's degree from Stanford University.
Maya Pasini AmeriCorps VISTA Development Associate
Maya joined South Bronx United in 2012 through the AmeriCorps VISTA program. Maya received her B.A. from Michigan State University.
Jamaal Harmon AmeriCorps CAA, After School Tutoring Program Coordinator
Jamaal joined South Bronx United in 2012 through the AmeriCorps Up2Us Coach Across America program. He taught English in South Korea for two years and received his B.A. from Truett-McConnel College.
George Nantwi Travel Program Youth Coordinator, U17 Coach
George joined South Bronx United in 2009 to coach a U16 boys team. While coaching the SBU 93 Sonics, U18 travel team, he also assists with coordination of the Travel Soccer Program. He is a graduate of Saint Peter’s College in Jersey City, New Jersey, where he majored in political science. He works as a researcher at the EdLab at Columbia University Teacher’s College currently focusing on Understanding Fiscal Responsibility, a multi million dollar grant aimed at teaching the federal budget, national debt and deficit to junior and high school students.